Maitha Demithan

Home Country:
United Arab Emirates

Maitha Demithan is an artist based in Dubai. Her first drawings were sketched in the sand, which formed an appreciation for colour, texture, line and shadow. Maitha’s work has appeared in various exhibitions including ‘Emerge’ (Venice, 2011). Her first scanned self-portraits appeared in ‘Documentation’ (Tashkeel, 2009) and her first solo show was ‘Mutajadid’ (Tashkeel, 2014), which included experimental installations and new media.

Maitha joined Tashkeel in 2008 as Member 8. She has also exhibited with Tashkeel in ‘Silent Conversations’ (2009), ‘Across the Gulf’(Brisbane Biennial, 2009), ‘Portrait of a Generation’ (2010), ‘As the Saying Goes’ (2011), ‘Made in Tashkeel’ (2009, 2015), Biladi – UAE Pavilion, EXPO2010 Shanghai (2010), ‘Emirati Vision’ (Berlin, 2011), ‘Metamorphosis’ (2014), ‘Sustaining Identity’ (2015), ‘Connectivity’ (2016). She was a 2014 A.i.R programme recipient and has exhibited with Tashkeel at Art Dubai (2011, 2012, 2014) and Beirut Art Fair (2012).


Selected Artworks

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Tashkeel Alserkal
Gallery, Unit 26, FN Designs, Alserkal Avenue
Sun-Thu 10am – 7pm, Fri 9am–12pm
(closed Saturdays & public holidays).

Makerspace, Unit 89, Alserkal Avenue
Sat-Thu 10am – 7pm
(closed Fridays & public holidays).

Tashkeel Nad Al Sheba
Nad Al Sheba 1
Temporarily closed for renovation

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